Red Velvet Cupcakes Recipe

Red Velvet Cupcakes Recipe

2019-02-25
3.5 Stars (140 Voters)
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Red velvet cupcakes with cream cheese frosting - These cupcakes are so light, moist and fluffy. Perfect treat for Valentine's day, for the holidays or any other occasion
DIFFICULTY
Easy
YIELDS
12
PREP TIME
35 Minutes
WORK TIME
10 Minutes
RECIPE CUISINE
American
INGREDIENTS

    For the cupcakes:

    • 1¼ cups (155g) all-purpose flour
    • 1½ tablespoons (12g) Cocoa powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon Baking soda
    • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
    • 3/4 cup (150g) Sugar
    • 1/2 cup (120ml) buttermilk, room temperature
    • 1/2 cup (110g) Vegetable oil
    • 1/2 teaspoon White Vinegar
    • 1 Eggs
    • 1/4 cup (60g) butter, room temperature
    • 1 teaspoon Red food coloring, or more if needed
    • 1 teaspoons Vanilla extract

    For the frosting:

    • 1/4 cup (60g) butter, room temperature
    • 4oz (115g) Cream cheese, room temperature
    • 2 cups (250g) Powdered sugar
    • 1/2 teaspoon Vanilla extract
DIRECTIONS

1. Preheat oven to 350F (175C).

2. In a large bowl sift flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt. Stir and set aside.

3. In a separate large bowl, beat butter and sugar until smooth. Add eggs one at the time, beating until combined after each addition. Add oil, vinegar, vanilla extract, buttermilk and beat until combined. Gradually add the dry ingredients and mix after each addition until well combined. Add food coloring and mix.

4. Scoop the batter into the cupcake liners, about 3/4 of the way full.

5. Bake for 20 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

6. Cool the cupcakes on a wire rack.

7. Make the frosting: in a large bowl beat cream cheese and butter on high speed until and creamy and smooth, about 4-5 minutes. Gradually add powdered sugar and beat until smooth. Add vanilla extract and beat until smooth.

8. Frost cupcakes as desired

Notes:

• All cake ingredients should be in room temperature

• You can use all-purpose flour or cake flour

• Instead of buttermilk you can use milk+1 tablespoon vinegar (mix and let stand 5-10 minutes)

COMMENTS (4)
  • a
    april van der graaf
    6/20/2020

    my all-time (and the kids) favorite recipe!

    Reply
  • A
    Anthony
    5/20/2021

    hi you the best cook and i love your vids and thnks for all the recipes love you

    Reply
  • P
    Pritha Guha
    9/20/2021

    Why no baking powder is added

    Reply
  • C
    Catherine Brunner
    5/5/2022

    Do you have this also in German?

    Reply
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